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Meeting News – 9/6/18

Meeting News – 9/6/18

Title: Next meeting, Thursday September 6, 2018 – Speaker: Terry Baker

Location: C. C. Young – The address for C.C. Young is 4847 W. Lawther Dr., Dallas, 75214. The room opens at 5:30, dinner begins at 6, and the program begins at 7 pm, after announcements.

Topic: “Hangings and Lynchings in Dallas County, Texas – 1853-1920”

About the Speaker: Terry Baker is a retired law enforcement officer. From 1981 to 1983 he served as captain and commander of the “Old Jail” at Main and Houston in downtown Dallas. Terry has written a book by the same title which will be available at the meeting. Cost: paperback $20, hardback $30.

Terry had a long career in law enforcement, including 39 years as a deputy sheriff of Dallas County. Upon his retirement, he began to research cases of law officers killed in the line of duty and has worked tirelessly to get approval for 246 such individuals to be named in memorials in Washington, DC and Austin, Texas.